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Tracing A Gin-Soaked Trail In London

Around the world, new gin distilleries are popping up like mushrooms after a rain. NPR traces the boom to its historic roots in London, which once had 250 distilleries within the city limits alone.

A Diary Of Deaths Reminds Doctor Of Life

In everyday medical care, the practice of reflection is too often overlooked. Remembrance is what makes us human. Keeping tabs on who has died over the years keeps one doctor humble.

Shooting At Washington School Leaves 2 Dead, Including Gunman

Television images showed students running out of the Marysville, Wash., high school with their hands up. A local hospital said it had received four victims; three of them are in critical condition.

Royals Hang On For 3-2 Win To Take Lead In World Series

Following two high-scoring games in Kansas City, Game 3 of the World Series turned into a bit more of a pitcher's duel as the Royals prevailed in San Francisco.

Tech Week: Voice Mail Hang-Ups, Apple Pay And Zuckerberg's Chinese

In this week's roundup, Apple rolls out its mobile payment system but confronts a security test in China, the problem with voice mail messages and Mark Zuckerberg shows off his Mandarin.

Fashion Police: Why Are You Wearing Rubber Boots In Liberia?

Like most people in Monrovia, our correspondent is constantly washing her hands with chlorinated water. But her booted feet are drawing strange looks.

UPDATED: 2 Police Deputies Killed, Another Shot By Assailant In California

One bystander was also shot by. After an hours-long manhunt, police apprehended a 34-year-old suspect.

No Quick Fixes For Drivers Affected By Air Bag Recall

The massive auto recall announced this week is different from most. It affects more than one-third of air bags on the road and there are no simple fixes, short of a full air bag replacement.

In Southeast Turkey, A Long History Of Bloodshed And Worship

A vast plain near Syria is no stranger to military carnage. But a place known as "Potbelly Hill" holds ruins built in ancient times, possibly for ritual purposes, long before organized religion.

For Hospitals, Doing More On Ebola May Mean Less Elsewhere

The majority of hospitals are training their staff to care for Ebola patients, a survey finds. But infection control specialists say that can mean losing the capacity to handle more common infections.

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